Electric vehicle charge point management software leader, Fuuse, has named Simon Tate as chief revenue officer to accelerate its growth plans.

He joins Fuuse as the business continues to enhance its position as a leading player in the EV charging industry.

He joins the team from Mer, where he spearheaded their rapid growth and helped guide the team to bring in clients such as Milk & More, FedEx, Asda and IKEA.

Tate began his EV journey as sales director at Elmtronics, where he helped drive the business forward to be one of the UK’s leading installers and to its eventual sale to Mer in 2021.

Prior to that, he held key sales roles at Mercedes-Benz, Lombard, LeasePlan and Northgate.

He said: “This is a pivotal stage in the EV charging sector as the focus is rapidly shifting towards software and data. I’ve been watching Fuuse for some time, and what has always stood out is the relentless passion and drive to make charging simpler, fit for purpose and offer products and solutions that add real value.

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“Whether it be for a CPO, a fleet or charging at work, Fuuse is just on it right now, and one thing is for certain: our future in shaping this industry is extremely exciting.”

Michael Gibson, CEO of Fuuse, said: “We’re delighted that Simon has joined Fuuse. His vast knowledge and experience of the EV and fleet markets, allied with his outstanding sales leadership skills, will enable Fuuse to rapidly build on its already considerable success.

“He also has experience successfully scaling a business in the EV sector as part of the leadership team at Elmtronics, which will be of huge value to me and the team.”

Fuuse has also made several other appointments to support its growth. Kayleigh Sheldon came on board as head of marketing from SWARCO; Rakhim Choudhury and Macauley Baker joined Fuuse as technical support engineers from Pod Point; Ben O’Neill joined the project management team from; Kurt Sanchez was appointed business development manager from charger manufacturer Wallbox; and Adam Morrissey was recruited to the team from Clenergy EV.

Launched in 2021, Fuuse is the back-office system for EV chargers, powering hardware to cater for the evolving needs of organisations and their EV drivers.

Through its intuitive features, Fuuse helps private and public sectors get what they need from their EV charging infrastructure.

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Fuuse users can save energy, reduce costs, access more chargers, resolve problems quickly and generate revenue from their charging network from one back-office system.